Comforting Words from Spurgeon’s 9/11 Sermons

September 12, 2017

This week as we pause to remember the terror attack on September 11, 2001, our prayers go out to the families suffering from the memory of the horrific tragedy. Sixteen years ago, 2,996 lives were lost in the coordinated attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C, and …

When Can We Find Comforters?

July 21, 1889

When Can We Find Comforters?   “Whence shall I seek comforters for thee?”— Nahum iii. 7.   IT is the business of the prophet of God, and of the minister of Christ, to seek comfort for those who are in distress. “Comfort ye, comfort ye my people, saith your God.” It is a part of our calling to seek, …


Comfort from the Future

January 30, 1881

Comfort from the Future   “Thou shalt forget thy misery, and remember it as waters that pass away.” — Job xi. 16.   JOB’S misery was extreme, and it seemed as if he could never forget it. He never did forget the fact of it, but he did forget the pain of it. That he had been utterly miserable, would …


Cheer for the Worker, and Hope for London

October 28, 1880

Cheer for the Worker, and Hope for London    “Then spake the Lord to Paul in the night by a vision. Be not afraid, but speak, and hold not thy peace: for I am with thee, and no man shall set on thee to hurt thee: for I have much people in this city.”— Acts xviii. 9, …


The Valley of the Shadow of Death

August 12, 1880

The Valley of the Shadow of Death    “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.”— Psalm xxiii. 4.   Do you know I had laid this text by? I meant that this choice promise should be …


Among Lions

September 4, 1879

Among Lions “My soul is among lions.” — Psalm lvii. 4. SOME of you cannot say this, and you ought to be very thankful that you are not obliged to do so. Happy are you young people who have godly parents, and who dwell in Christian families. You ought to grow like the flowers in a conservatory, …


For the Sick and Afflicted

January 22, 1876

For the Sick and Afflicted   “Surely it is meet to be said unto God, I have borne chastisement, I will not offend any more: that which I see not teach thou me: if I have done iniquity, I will do no more.”— Job. xxxiv. 31, 32.   EVEN when addressing our fellow-men there should be a fitness about …

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Untrodden Ways

June 23, 1872

Untrodden Ways   “For ye have not passed this way heretofore.” — Joshua iii. 4.   THEY had come out of Egypt, they had gone up and down in the wilderness, but they had not before crossed the Jordan. It was new ground to them, a new difficulty, and a new series of events lay before them. As a …


Strong Consolation

September 26, 1869

Strong Consolation   “Wherein God, willing more abundantly to shew unto the heirs of promise the immutability of his counsel, confirmed it by an oath; that by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set …


Multitudinous Thoughts and Sacred Comforts

August 1, 1869

Multitudinous Thoughts and Sacred Comforts    “In the multitude of my thoughts within me thy comforts delight my soul.”— Psalm xciv. 19   IF man were a mere animal, his joy and sorrow would depend entirely upon outward things. Let but the trough be full, and the swine are happy; let the pasture be abundant, and the sheep are …